One of the students missed out on a gold medal by one point, but that didn’t stop Bangladesh from becoming the highest ranking Asian team on the Maths Olympiad. They beat India and Pakistan as well.
Bangladeshi students have won four medals, including two silver and two bronze, in the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Though one of the students missed out on a gold medal by one point, Bangladesh ranked 26th, while India finished 52nd, Sri Lanka 62nd, Pakistan 81st and Nepal 110th among 111 countries. Bangladesh was ranked in the 35th position last year.
The silver medal winners are Asif-e-Elahi of MC College, Sylhet and Ahmed Jawad Chowdhury of Cantonment English School and College of Chittagong. The bronze winners are Tamjid Morshed Rubab of Notre Dame College and Rahul Saha of Dhaka College.